SIA Acc. 12-026, Dewey, Lyster H (Lyster Hoxie) 1865-1944, Lyster Hoxie Dewey Field Book, 1894-1900

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Summary

This collection consists of one field book containing a list of botanical specimens collected by Lyster H. Dewey from 7 May 1894 to 31 October 1900 mainly in the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.), Maryland, and Virginia, but also Texas, Michigan, Louisiana, and Georgia. Collector numbers 1-506 are included. Entries include taxonomic name and description of soil and surrounding environment, abundance, rarity, and commonality. A variety of specimens were collected, but two frequently collected genera include carex and panicum. Dewey collected in many different parts of Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.

Subject

Dewey, Lyster H (Lyster Hoxie) 1865-1944

Notes

  • Item List in accession file.
  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1894
  • 1894-1900

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-026

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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